Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which quenches or extinguishes.
- n. That which quenches thirst; a draught or drink.
- n. Something that quenches (thirst, fire, etc.)
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who, or that which, quenches.
- From quench + -er (Wiktionary)
“Try the thin-crust pizzas and the Top Heavy Hefeweizen, a great thirst quencher.”
“The thyroid uses glutathione, a combination of three amino acids (glycine, glutamine, and cysteine), protectively as an antioxidant or free radical quencher and as a cofactor that makes it possible for one of its most important enzymes (5'-deiodinase) to work (6).”
“I had hoped to tell you about learning the word "désaltérant" (from my brother-in-law, who declared my home-brewed iced-tea a great thirst-quencher!), this, while lunching at our picnic table, where we chatted about sports (my being polite to him) and flowers (his being polite to me), and wine (our being polite to Jean-Marc).”
“Invented in 1965 by University of Florida researchers, Gatorade's basic "thirst quencher" message of hydration hasn't changed much in 45 years.”
“The bottle of G-series Gatorade sitting on my desk says the drink's a "natural thirst quencher.”
“A short walk across a red-dirt road, an outdoor bar served cold Tusker, a crisp local lager, the ultimate thirst quencher, the pride of Kenya.”
“The lemon syrup is a perfect building block for making Sparkling Lemonade with Mint, a light and refreshing thirst-quencher.”
“If you were, say, standing on the surface of the sun, this 115F degree soda would be quite the thirst quencher.”
“He also announced that he would be creating his own alcoholic energy drink: C-Zurrrre, "an extreme energy booze quencher that's like a strobe light attached to the inside of your skull.”
“I really like this beer but it's a little fuller-bodied than weizens that I'm used to, so it's not exactly a warm-weather thirst quencher.”
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